tv Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo FOX Business April 28, 2019 6:00pm-7:00pm EDT
pete: go to church! maria: good sunday morning everybody i'm maria bartiromo thanks for joining us coming to you live this morning from the border with mexico we are coming to you from el paso, texas today on sunday morning futures my exclusive in depth look at the unprecedented immigration crisis along the southern border see how border patrol agents are facing this emergency, head-on every day, and what they say needs to change in order to solve this crisis, plus, coming up my exclusive interview with president trump. new details on his plan to combat the surge of illegal immigration, and close asylum loopholes and fund construction of miles of new border walls and
the president is coming up, and with both parties stuck in a bitter gridlock on capitol hill, and we'll hear exclusively about bipartisan efforts to find common ground, hear how now new mexico county just a few miles from here is fighting to protect their community from illegal drug smuggling i sit down exclusively with former governor suzanne a martinez, all that coming up and a lot more right here right now, sunday morning futures live from the southern border. and the crisis along the southern border is only intensifying this morning, just this week, customs and border patrol saying that the number of migrants apprehended on the southwest border so far this year has surpassed the entire total from last year.
cbp recording 414,000 apprehensions so far this fiscal year that is only since october. it compares to about 39 6,000, back in all of 2018 and in the el paso sector alone, agents apprehend up to 600 migrants a day and many agents here say there is one solution that has been effective, the law, el paso saw high crime rates in the 80s and 90s when there was almost no border security but those number s have plummetted avenue fencing was installed. new wall construction began last september and the trump adminitration is taking action to streamline construction even more this year. we are standing in front of the newest sections of this wall, to be completed, and joining me right now is chief aaron hull, the border patrol chief for the el paso sector chief good to have you thank you so much for being here. >> good to be here. maria: to be here and actually watch the apprehensions has been incredible for me and for our viewers. can you assess "the situation",
how do you characterize today, what's going on? >> well we're seeing unprecedented number of people crossing the border legally as family units. this is something that's a relatively new phenomenon for us and our numbers in the el paso sector are shooting up dramatically. el paso sector is comprised of the state of new mexico and part of west texas, it's the second largest sector in the southwest border and our numbers if you compare our fiscal year to date to last fiscal year to date have gone up about 600% and a majority of those are family unit aliens causing a huge resource drain not only on our agents but on our ability to care for these people while trying to secure this border. maria: while we were standing here yesterday at least three groups crossed the border and were apprehended and in those groups were kids all sick, cough ing and sneezing because they've been on their feet walking for three months and hatch hiking here so tell us about the overwhelming situation that your agents are faced with because they're not only dealing
with and processing the migrants but also caring for kids right doing all other things. >> that's right agents join the patrol to secure the border but increasingly being tasked with things they never thought they would be doing heating up baby bottles, changing diapers, because a lot of the aliens coming in with carrying contagious health conditions, things like chicken pox, tuberculosis, lice. maria: so what happens then? they're taken to the hospital and that's alan additional cost. >> yes, ma'am. we treat those we can with our own emt's and paramedics we have contract medical support we've had to spend a lot of money to acquire and take a lot to the hospital. we had have to deal with pregnancies and all types of medical conditions that occur when you have family. maria: well let's go through some of the numbers because i know 70% of the apprehensions are people who are coming from that triangle of countries, el
salvador, guatemala and honduras >> actually about 90% of the aliens are from those three countries, people realize they are still likely to be released on their own and that's because the country, the u.s. government as a whole, does not have the detention and removal capability to hold them in custody until their immigration hearing. when they know they are going to be released even though they're caught it serves as a huge draw to enter this country. maria: so they want to get apprehended. >> yeah, they're not trying to getaway. they know basically a period of time they are held in custody and then released and continue on to all parts of the united states. maria: you know yesterday when we were talking with some of the migrants i asked one woman, i said why are you here? she said asylum asylum. she spoke spanish and i said oh, well what's happening there? did they try to hurt you? she said well actually i just want to get opportunity for my daughter so they are seeing america as just an opportunity for their families. it's not necessarily that
they're fleeing. >> that's exactly right. a lot of people refer to all of these family units at asylum seekers but that's really not the case. matter of fact most that we encounter when they are caught at this step in the process they don't indicate fear of return. they indicate they want better opportunity. maria: chief, do you know if they are really families or not? what do we know about that because there's a whole plan going on now in these countries where they're renting kids, right and take my child so that you can cross the border and send the child back. >> well that's the challenge as well because people claim to be family units but keep in mind these are not u.s. citizens with extensive records. we have to coordinate with our host country to determine if there are father and son, mother and daughter those types of things so yes we have seen that. we've also seen criminal aliens such as ms-13 gang members bring children in thinking we're going to allow them to be released into the u.s.. maria: you don't know because you don't have the biometrics of those children. are you going to start taking
biometrics of these children to know if in fact this is a child that's been recycled over and over again? >> we've realized we'll have to take a closer look than we have been because the phenomenon seem s to be occurring more frequently with people claiming to be family that aren't. maria: really important information, chief thank you so much for your service and joining us this morning. >> thank you, maria appreciate it. maria: now, i joined some of the chief's border patrol agents yesterday for a ride along to see firsthand how they are grappling with this overwhelming and unprecedented crisis. watch this. so tell us a little about where we're going right now. what were we going to see right now. it's more than 11 miles. >> correct it's 11.4 miles of river and land quarter and this area is, belongs to the el paso station, which is one of the stations in the el paso sector and this area is probably the
busiest area in the country at the moment, with illegal entries and so forth. maria: when you say a lot of activity what are we talking about on a daily basis? >> for the most part, it's single adults, usually for the most part they are cuban, family units are some cuban, for the most part they are from guatemala, el salvador, from that northern triangle region. maria: why so much activity from just those three countries? is the word out that if you're coming from that region, you're going to probably be able to stay? >> the word is definitely out. they have advertisements by radio. you listen to your radio on your way to work on your way to the grocery store, and that country is advertising if you want the american dream, we'll help you
out, we'll teach you how to get it in the united states. so this is a highway which is right across the river and they look for an agent. maria: and the river is dry right now so it's easy to get through. >> correct. maria: mexico is right there. yes, ma'am. and of course they run up. maria: so they are just running right here. >> this is a family group that just crossed. maria: a family group is just crossing while we're here right here right now? >> yes. maria: where were you going to go? what was your plan? >> i don't know yet. maria: did somebody tell you in honduras that you'd be able to
stay and get to oklahoma if you crossed? >> a lot of people told me. basically walk to an agent and turn themselves in. maria: so they want to see you right now? >> definitely. maria: they want to get apprehended. maria: they want to get processed. >> give them the papers and then they go north and they have legal papers to be wherever they are going to be at. maria: because the girls were screaming? >> because the girls were screaming and they ran and they were able to prevent them from being kidnapped. they are by themselves. maria: how long have they been by themselves? >> ten years of eight and age.
maria: and you've been traveling alone for how long? >> they were traveling, their mom set them down, and she went to get something for them to eat and never returned. maria: how long has she been traveling with the baby? >> two months. maria: it took two months to get here from ecuador? >> the baby is hungry right now because she hasn't eaten and as a result she can't produce any breast milk for her child to eat maria: what danger are the kids in? >> ten years and eight years of age. maria: and this infant is in her
mother's arms. this whole area was being controlled by the drug cartel? >> yes. maria: and then the fence went up. >> as a result of that, now you have children that you see here coming out and they have families going out to walk, and it's 18 feet high and inside is hollow and we put rebar in there and fill it up with concrete, so there's nothing there. it's completely solid. maria: so the drug cartels in mexico know exactly the border, know exactly the vulnerability ies and that's it. they just know. they are going to do what they do. >> yes. maria: wow. >> and of course they are the ones that are winning this. maria: what do you say when you hear in the media they are saying this administration, the border control, i.c.e., they are putting kids in cages and lock
ing people up, these are humanitarian crisis. what do you say to them? >> i say first that i'm a father, i'm a father of two children. i go home with my head held high knowing that i did didn't do any of that. all i can do is do my job and do it to the best of my ability and that's what we do as an agent, all of our agents. maria: that was one of the case supervisors here in el paso. i want to thank him so much, that is l. j., who really took us all along the border and show ed us up close really what's going on and it is incredible and a crisis. we'll take a short break and when we come back my exclusive interview with president trump. he will call into the show responding to the historic number of migrants crossing into the border how the white house is working to inform immigration loopholes follow me on twitter at maria bartiromo at sunday
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of el paso, texas and juarez, mexico. joining us right now on the telephone is the president of the united states. president donald trump, joining me right now, and mr. president thank you so much for calling in this morning. president trump: well thank you, maria. maria: well we're on the border here, and while we were standing here, mr. president, we saw at least three groups, different groups, that crossed the border illegally and were apprehended. why are these numbers soaring so much today? president trump: well people are pulling up because our economy is so good, i mean, unfortunately, it's the only bad part about what we're doing
because everybody wants a piece of it and they're willing to comp and take the risk and this tremendous danger and laws are so bad the combination of having a great economy and having the weakest immigration laws anywhere in the world by far, and we have catch and release and we have chain migration, and visa lottery. we have things that nobody in their right mind would have. we're trying to get rid of them the democrats won't do it. we need some democrat votes, we're unanimous with the republicans but we need some democrat votes and they go out of their way to allow these people to come in and when you get tough, when you do all of these things that we have to do, they end up arresting border patrol people. it's a disgrace to our country what's going on. the worst immigration laws ever, incompetent, they're there for a long time. when they used to separate
children, which was done during the barack obama with bush, with us, with everybody, far fewer people would come, and we've been on a hugh man basis, it's pretty bad. we go out and we stop the separation. the problem is you have ten types more people coming up with their families it's like disneyland now. before you'd get separated so people say let's not go up. now you don't get separated, and do you know while that sounds nice and all, what happens is you have literally ten times more families coming up because they're not separated from their children. so it turned out to be obviously a disaster. it's a disaster. maria: and we've seen it firsthand. president trump: now we know where everybody is and we're moving people out so fast, the problem is we have to register and we have to bring them to court and another country just says sorry you can't come into our country and they walk them out. in our country you have to bring
them to court and you have to have perry mason involved, it's all legal. you have lawyers standing at the border. our people, lawyers, wise guys, standing at the border, signing people up every time they catch a cold they try and blame border patrol. it's a disgrace what's going on and it could be solved in 15 minutes if the democrats would give it to us it would be over. we're building a lot of wall, we'll have 400 miles of wall up by the end of next year so the wall is going to be great. it's going to be the top of the line too. maria: we've got much more of my interview with president trump coming up as we continue on sunday morning futures but i want to point your attention to something happening right now live from the southern border. there is another apprehension going on right now this is a group as you can see of just a few people as usual, there are kids here, because they know that if you have a child you'll probably be able to stay but
these people just crossed literally right now, while we're on the air, so we are covering this as it's happening they will now go to get processed, and of course, then they will be told since they are "a family" that they can come back and it could be eight years, eight years, that's when they will have their hearing and of course 90% of the people do not come back eight years later. we'll take a short break on sunday morning futures live from the southern border with more of my interview with president trump right now, stay with us. this is loma linda,
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he's working to close these loopholes but before we get back to that look at this live video that we're looking at this is an apprehension that just happened. this is about six people with a child, crossed the border from juarez, into el paso and of course the whole goal, we are watching these migrants cross right now. this is actually happening live as we're sitting here because this is a constant stream of people, all day long, coming here this is one of the most vulnerable parts of the border here, because there's a fence that went up but the fence ends, and people know that. the word is out that if you go to this area, you'll be able to get in and once you do get in if you have a child, the u.s.' laws make it impossible to send you back. in fact if you're here with a child, you are considered a family unit, so the u.s. law says that we have to, in this country, process you, take your
name, try to track you, and then just let you back into the population and a lot of the border patrol people said to me, they do not stay in el paso. they go to boston, new york, virginia, california, oklahoma, georgia. they go throughout the country, wherever they want to go. they are hardly staying in el paso and they're not going to sanctuary cities either. the president talked to me about this just a little why ago. here is more of my interview with president trump, exclusively. president trump: what we need is new laws that don't a law this so when somebody comes in we say sorry you've got to go out. we don't need a court system. we have a court system that has 900,000 cases behind it. in other words they have a court which needs to hear 900,000 cases. how ridiculous is this? this has been building up for many years and it's just a system that congress can fix, maria and they don't get off
their ass and it's the democrats that can solve it so quickly because we have all of the infrastructure and i'll have the wall up, by the end of next year most of the wall will be up. where you are, where the wall ends, that's part of the wall that we're building in other words where the wall ends that's the weak spot it's like water. they come through the weak spots but a lot of those are being taken care of. they will all be taken care of fairly quickly despite the fact that it's like pulling teeth dealing with the democrats i have to go different routes to get money. it's like i'm being a developer. i used to build buildings, good times bad times you build buildings, and getting money in bad times so this is great times but getting money for a wall they give me money for anything i want but as long as it is the word wall, they don't want to spend the money. maria: yeah, exactly. president trump: frankly, if they would change the laws it would be a whole different scene and it could happen so quickly.
maria: so realistically,, mr. president, when would you expect that because senator lindsey graham came on this show two weeks ago and said look i'm going to come back from recess and put together a package and i'm going to work with the president to change these loopholes and change the immigration because. do you see that happening in 2019? president trump: yeah, lindsay has been great. we have a package of things that we're asking for, and we're actually going for a much bigger package than rather than those little things which are not little at all in terms of their importance, but we're making a plan where we're really talking about immigration laws at a much larger scale and we also have a plan for people coming in because we have so many companies coming into the united states because of my plan and because of our tax cuts and the tax plan, it's really tax cut and jobs plan, we have so many companies you know it better than anybody. you cover it better than anybody you saw the numbers yesterday, 3.2% gdp. even you were surprised i'm so
disappointed in you, you were surprised you just don't know me well enough yet i guess but one of those but we have such great numbers and we have companies pouring in. the problem is we need workers and we're doing a plan based on merit where people come in, maria based on merit so they can help us. they have skills they have talent. we have people coming in under these crazy laws that, i mean if they need welfare, or if they need handouts for the next 50 years, they are almost incentivized those are the people that we're supposed to be taking and we take as few as possible i'll tell you, but the way the laws are it's brutal, and they start arresting border patrol people, and these incredible people doing such a good job if they want to do anything and if they want to be a little bit cute, it is really a disaster whoever approved this stuff had no common sensor they hated our country, one or the other. maria: mr. president, i know you have to run but all of the 2020
contenders who want to run against you in 2020 you haven't heard a peep out of them about this. beto o'rourke is actually from el paso, i don't know what he's done about this problem and then of course you've got bernie and now joe biden. they're not characterizing this as a crisis, sir. president trump: so beto o'rourke wants to take down the walls, that means he's finished. he was finished two weeks ago, when he started saying certain very stupid things. beto o'rourke has been exposed. i think biden has been exposed i don't know what the hell happened to biden i never saw that before. i don't know it just doesn't look like the same biden i said is that really joe biden? he doesn't look the same to me. i've known him for a long time and seen him for a long time. i said what happened to him? so he's been exposed because he's very weak he doesn't want to talk about this. no but they don't want to talk about this. i don't get what their plan is. do they want to let people in that shouldn't be here because we have people that are trying
to get in that shouldn't be here think of the word "apprehend." the border security is apprehending 100,000 people a month. do you know how many people that is? it's incredible the jobs they do but the problem is with the laws we should be able to take them right now. we can't. we have to bring them into a court. whoever heard of that we're the only country in the world that i know of that has a court system, and it's a mobile court system. i mean, it is on the border and with all of these cases, 900,000 cases,
you need to do 900,000, you need 100,000 lawyers, i mean it's the most crazy thing you've ever seen. maria: my thanks to president trump for weighing in on this important issue, as we're sitting here, more apprehensions are taking place. a young, a little boy ran across-the-boarder first and he told agents that he was held
by knife by we don't know who, we're guessing it's drug lords, or cartels in mexico. he said that he was being held by knifepoint. he ran across first and then all of these people followed. this is another apprehension taking place right now. we're going to take a short break and when we come back we'll get congresses reaction, to what the president said how he's reaching across the aisle to fight illegal immigration, all of that and more as we look ahead on sunday morning futures live from the southern border. ♪ (vo) i know what you're thinking. electric, it's not for you. and, you're probably right. electric just doesn't have enough range. it will never survive the winter. charging stations?
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>> 90% of the people who apply for asylum never make it so the standard needs to change. we have a court decision called the flores decision that says you can only hold a minor child 20 days if a family comes here with a minor child we'll release the entire family after 20 days because we don't have bed space so we need to change that decision and also we have a quirk in our law that if you're from central america you can not be sent back home as a minor child because of the law on the books that prohibits sending children back from nine contiguous countries, so the only place that we can send a child back to is mexico and canada, we need to be sending these kids back to central america where they come from. maria: and welcome back to sunday morning futures live this morning from the southern border that was senator lindsey graham on this program, just two weeks ago highlighting the need to reform the nations asylum laws . you also just heard from the president, president trump
calling on congress to close these loopholes. texas congressman joins me now in washington, his district covers more of the border than any other member of congress and congressman, thanks for the courage and leadership to come on this programmed to when we are basically showing right upfront and personal what is going on here, why can't congress change these laws? >> well maria one i'm glad you're there and showing what's happening along the border. it is indeed a crisis we all know last month 103,000 people came here illegally to give your viewers some context for that number, all of last year it was 400,000 people that came in and i really appreciate you highlighting what the actual border patrol agents are dealing with and how they are handling their job with care, they often get vilified in the news and in their communities for what they're doing, but they are trying to protect our borders but they are also treating people kindly. this is a multi-factorial
problem, and yes, there are some things congress can do and also some things that we can fix right now, within dhs. we also got to be addressing root causes and the root causes the reason the majority of these people are coming from the northern triangle that's el paso , guatemala and honduras is because of violence and lack of economic opportunities there. you know my background i spent nine and a half years as an undercover officer in the cia. my hope is we should stop this problem before it gets to our doorstep and increasing the amount of intelligence on this human smugglers bringing people here. it is very hard to get to el paso and the people that are facilities this, the reason we're seeing more people coming is because the smugglers are learning how to do this even better, so we need to be collecting intelligence on them, stopping working with those agencies there and i think there should be a special representative in the state department that works with the northern triangle, this would be a senior ambassador that this is
a problem not just for the u.s. and mexico. this is a problem for all of the western hemisphere where is the organization of american states, where is the international development bank, on helping solve these problems these are things we can be doing there. on the ground, you're seeing impact of these border patrol agents have, and lindsey graham in his earlier statement showed how it's only 10%, 10% to 14% of people that apply for asylum only actually get asylum, but we shouldn't be treating everybody who shows up at the border as an asylum seeker. all of them are not claiming credible fear. why are the men and women and border patrol and i.c.e. being told to handle everybody as if they are asylum seekers? they have something called expedited removal and if you try to sneak in our country you have three opportunities to apply for asylum, that is your motivations are not pure and you should be deported immediately. these are some of the tweeks
that could happen right now to make sure the men and women in border patrol and i.c.e. and cbp have are able to continue to do their jobs. maria: but congressman just to be clear and with all due respect people are blaming you and your colleagues. >> sure. maria: i spoke with the mayor of el paso yesterday, the border patrol agents. they need a change in these laws so that all of these people would not be coming here saying yes i'm seeking political asylum a woman i spoke with yesterday said i really want better opportunities for my daughter so i decided to come. why not go the legal way, we have a structure in place to come to the country and become an american citizen legally but instead they are doing it and sneaking through and people are blaming you and your colleagues what will you do about it? >> like i said i have legislation that's already out there to help make sure border patrol is getting paid. i've proposed legislation on dealing with the asylum fix.
this is something that speaker pelosi is going to have to bring to the floor to get changed but there are things that could happen right now. why did border patrol spend 78,000 man hours in hospitals dealing with people? they should be able to use private subcontractors to do that. i don't want a border patrol officer changing a diaper or making a sandwich. i want them actually on the border and so for every time you see those people that are getting apprehended and basically surrendering to border patrol, how many people are sneaking in because our resources are overwhelmed? i want to make sure that we're not pulling customs officers off the bridge so that they can facilitate the movement of good traffic back and forth through this country, so yes, i think there should be an asylum fix and that's something that again if you have the opportunities to do it you should and so this is something that there's plenty of us trying to work towards this but ultimately it's not our decision this is going to be the decision of speaker pelosi to
bring something to the floor to tweek some of those pieces. maria: well yeah i think you make a really good point by the way on the idea of food making a sandwich, when i spoke with some of the migrants yesterday, the last time they ate was a day and a half ago. they haven't eaten anything. they need everything. they are putting their kids in such an incredibly dangerous situation by having their kids cross. you mentioned nancy pelosi. all we hear out of the democrats is they want president trump's tax returns. they want to investigate more on the mueller report all of this stuff and you don't hear a peep out of them about the crisis going on at the border, next week you've got william barr testifying in front of the judiciary. what's the most important question you're going to ask? is it all about the mueller report, what are you expecting to hear from william barr, real quick. >> well i think we've seen it. he's going to give the full un redacted report to judiciary and the intelligence committees.
i'm on the intelligence committee. i'll hear what he has to say. what i want to be seeing is how are we developing a counter disinformation strategy to deal with the russians. we know that this is in agreement between republicans and democrats the russians trying to influence our elections we're seeing them do that in other places but what are we doing to stop that but i agree with you maria 103,000 people coming into our country illegally almost every month is a real crisis it's a real problem we should be these are some of the conversations we should be having up here in washington d.c. right now. maria: we're not hearing about it and now we see that immigration is becoming very fast becoming the number one issue for the american people going into 2020. we're going to be watching you and your colleagues to see what's done about this because this is truly horrible to see these children the way they are being treated by their families forcing them over the border illegally. >> maria, i'm down there almost every weekend seeing this and
the tax this is adding the impact this is having on the men and women, that are trying to keep us safe we have to factor that into as well. maria: all right we will be watching well hurd, thank you so much congressman. we'll see you soon more live from the southern border when we come right back, stay with us. run with us in the unstoppable john deere gator xuv835, and be prepared to go the extra mile. because when others take rain checks, we take the wheel. with three-wide seating, heat and ac, this is the coolest, most comfortable gator yet. nothing runs like a deere. run with us. save $300 when you test drive and buy a gator xuv835 at participating john deere dealers. and buy a gator xuv835
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maria: welcome back to sunday morning futures live this morning from the border with mexico, here in el paso, texas just a few miles away from otero county, new mexico. border patrol was forced to close highway checkpoints last month after agents were reassigned to help process the influx of migrants. the county is so alarmed about the flow of illegal drugs they have now declared a state of emergency. joining me right now is the oter o county board of commissioners chairman coy griffin and former new
mexico governor suzannemartinez great to see you both. >> thank you very much. maria: you just declared a state of emergency tell me what happened? >> that's correct we just been getting impacted by this situation you all are seeing down here and in otero county we just came to a point where we had to try to declare a state of emergency. maria: and did that help any the state of emergency what has that done? >> we've had no response from our governor. earlier in the year our governor declared there is no crisis on the border there's nothing to see here. she withdrew our national guard which governor martinez had put on the border before it was escalated to this to the way it is now, so she reached after she made the statement there's no crisis here, she retracted our national guard and she went back to santa fe and we're left with what you're seeing. maria: and governor you've put the national guard in place. the president wants to send boots on the ground here because it's getting violent. there was a story the other day there was a shootout right here. tell me what you saw then and
how things have changed? >> you know when i put the national guard on the border it was to help the border patrol so that they weren't inside a shop, fixing cars, changing tires, changing oil monitoring screens. they were actually boots on the ground out capturing people as they were doing and as you see today and seeing every single day in the last couple of years. so they were able to assist, they cannot enforce immigration laws, but they can assist the border patrol to do their job; however, when you have check points that are being closed, because they are having to pull all border patrol to the actual border itself, you're having drug traffickers going through the checkpoints and passing right by because no one is manning those checkpoints. maria: not only that but you've got this overwhelming situation within the areas that you're trying to detain people, and the democrats told the president, we don't want any more beds. we're done. you've got what you've got, but they're busting open there's no more capacity. >> there is no more capacity
any more they're giving to the local community, otero county giving it to yuma, here in el paso. at one point they have to bus them to other locations that can absorb them. it's just impossible. >> we haven't received any in otero county and i'll push very hard for my constituents to not receive any. we have a resolution we will pass where we don't receive illegals but the hipocracy in what is going on today maria is santa fe which declares to be a sanctuary county their mayor recently said we don't want them here they won't receive them in santa fe county but yet they will raise the funds so you all can put them in your backyards. my position if you'll declare yourself a sanctuary county put them on the plaza and let them live there. maria: well that's the thing they say they are sanctuary and then they are talking about how the border patrol agents are miss treating children as if there's something that the border patrol agents are doing to these kids it's a very sad situation. they need our help, but the u.s. wants to help with illegal
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maria: welcome back. i'm back with suzannea martinez and coy griffin and i want to ask you governor about the sanctuary cities you mentioned sanctuary cities, coy. what are they doing in these so-called sanctuary cities to protect people who break the law >> you know, that's the other side of the coin of the sanctuary city is that it's someone whose here illegally and holds up a convenience store with a gun, armed robbery, police capture that individual put him in jail. they may say i don't have the money to post the bond, and they could be released into that community, without posting a
bond, but they're not cooperating with federal officials, i.c.e., border patrol , anyone, to determine if they are here illegally and there should be a hold on that person so they are being released into the community, knowing they have heavy charges against them, any criminal charges. you should nod be in this country illegally or legally committing crimes without paying consequences. maria: meanwhile when the president said i'm going to release the illegals into the sanctuary city, they said no, no , no, not in my backyard. this is really pulling at my heartstrings because america wants to let in and help as many people as possible across across the world but there is a cost to that. >> and the problem is right now indiana new mexico we're not taking care of our own. new mexico leads the united states in child poverty. one-third of our native american s live at or below the poverty level our city albuquerque, new mexico leaves the nation in auto theft. we've got so many systematic problems in new mexico and we're not taking care of our own
people and then we're so pride full we think we can take care of everybody else it's crazy. we need to take care of our own personal first. maria: so what are the costs of having the illegals come in and then just let out into the population? >> they go directly on to our food bill, if you will. recently, loss cruces, new mexico allocated $500,000 to support illegals meanwhile, and there's little old ladies living on $700 a month and their social security checks and can't even afford to even pay their gas bill but we'll allocate 500,000 to people that come into our country and break the law right off the bat but not take care of our own? maria: not to mention the fact that the mothers are putting their kids in incredibly dangerous situations. >> that's the one thing i used to specialize in prosecution of these cases where they injured children and one is children on birth control? maria: we'll leave it there great to have you both. it has been an informative hour,
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